A Systems Approach to Leadership: How to Create Sustained by Geoffrey Coffey

By Geoffrey Coffey

"A platforms method of management" (SAL) is a technique for growing sustained excessive functionality in stipulations of excessive complexity and uncertainty. SAL locations the most recent advancements in platforms technology into an actionable strategy to be used by way of daily leaders. It allows leaders to advance themselves and their supplier (or a part of it), fast and successfully to accomplish a aggressive virtue in a fancy and unsure international. SAL involves an built-in framework with an total technique of complete process improvement. vital to the framework is a realistic process which might be utilized by any chief at any organisational point. helping the framework are various platforms techniques and a collection of foundational assumptions. SAL has been conscientiously researched and subtle in broad box assessments the place it more often than not grants results good above expectancies.

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Listing and explaining all of the manifestations of excessive reductionism and its ultimate impact on organisations would take several volumes1. The dysfunction it tends to create can occur in an almost infinite number of ways. Some commonly 1 These are some high level generalisations presented to give the reader an overall appreciation of the dysfunction which can result from a mismatch between situation and approach. These generalisations are the author’s interpretations of data from field experience.

Too little resources allocated to future development means neglecting future performance. Too many resources allocated to future development runs the risk of excessively reducing current performance. 5 Multiple Methods SAL’s holistic perspective enables it to integrate a wide range of other, usually more detailed, approaches for understanding and improving organisation performance7. These can include reductionist approaches which focus on a specific aspect of leadership or organisation performance.

SAL is an holistic approach which simplifies this challenge while retaining the highest possible level of effectiveness. 13 Conclusion 31 multiple methods within a systems framework to enable leaders to work effectively in high complexity environments. SAL is a practical approach which integrates the internal world of individual cognition with the dynamics of all forms of organisational entity and ultimately organisation performance. Its combination of strategy, method and supporting elements enable those wishing to undertake the development journey to add maximum value to an organisation with a minimum of time effort and resources.

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